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HBMS Maidstone (1653)

Page history last edited by Cy 10 years, 10 months ago

Maidstone, 40 Guns


Details
Nationality British
Launched 1653/11/00 B028
Shipyard Woodbridge B028
Constructor John Munday B028
Rate Fourth Rate
Type Ship
Out Service 1691/07/12 B028
Fate Captured B028
Becomes Vaillant

Dimensions
B065   Type Metric
Length of Keel 100' 0" Imperial Feet 30.48
Breadth 31' 8" Imperial Feet 9.65
Depth in Hold 13' 0" Imperial Feet 3.96
Burthen 556 Tons BM
B028   Type Metric
Burthen 555 Tons BM
B022   Type Metric
Length of Keel 102' 0" Imperial Feet 31.09
Breadth 32' 0" Imperial Feet 9.75
Depth in Hold 13' 0" Imperial Feet 3.96
Burthen 55554/94 Imperial Feet 14.11
B164   Type Metric
Length of Keel 100' 0" Imperial Feet 30.48
Breadth 31' 6" Imperial Feet 9.6
Depth in Hold 13' 0" Imperial Feet 3.96
Draught Aft 16' 0" Imperial Feet 4.88
Burthen 52774/94 Tons BM

Armament
1660 B065
Gun Deck 40 All Guns
1666 B022 Broadside Weight = 625
Lower Gun Deck 22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 20 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck 8 British Saker
1666 B164 Broadside Weight = 273
Lower Gun Deck 22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 22 British Demi-Culverin
Quarterdeck 8 British Saker
1677 B022 Broadside Weight = 305
Lower Gun Deck 22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 20 British 6-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British Saker
1685 B022 Broadside Weight = 42
Lower Gun Deck 22 British Culverin
Upper Gun Deck 20 British 8-Pounder
Quarterdeck 6 British Demi-Culverin

Crew Complement
Date Men Notes Source
1660 140 Official Complement B022
1666 190 Official Complement B022
1670 170 Official Complement B022

Commanders
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1654 1657/06 Post Captain Thomas Adams B164
1657/06 Unknown Post Captain Thomas Penrose B164
1660 Unknown Post Captain Thomas Pomeroy B164
1662/01/01 1663/07/24 Post Captain Joseph Cubitt B164
1664 1664 Post Captain Robert Sansom B051
1665/07/08 1665/07/21 Post Captain William Reeves B164
1665/07/21 1669/01/13 Post Captain Thomas Darcy B051
1669/02/22 1670/06/13 Post Captain John Kempthorne B164
1671/03/01 1672/06/12 Post Captain William Davies B051
1675/12/31 Unknown Post Captain William Copow B164
1675/12/31 1675/10 Post Captain Thomas Hamilton B164
1678/01/07 1678/04/15 Post Captain Charles Wylde B051
1678/04/12 1680/06/07 Post Captain Charles Talbot B051
1681/08/18 1684/08/09 Post Captain John Ashby B164
1685/06/19 1687 Post Captain John Temple B164
1687/07/26 1688/09 Post Captain Ralph Wrenn B164
1691 1691/07/12 Post Captain John Bounty B164
Commissioned Officers
Date From Date to Rank/Position Name Source
1662 Unknown Lieutenant Charles Juxon B051
1666 1666 Lieutenant John Turner B051

Service Record
Date Notes Source
1653/11 Completed at Unknown at a cost of £3,432.0.0d ,at £6.10.0d per ton B164
1657/04/18 Present at the Battle of Santa Cruz  
1660/05 Renamed Mary Rose  
1660/06 At Gravesend B164
1665/06/13 Present at the Battle of Lowestoft  
1666/06/11 Present at Four Days Battle  
1666/07/25 Present at St James Day Battle  
1672/05/28 Present at the Battle of Solebay, Fireship (Expended)  
1673/05/28 Present at First Battle of Schooneveld, Fireship (Expended)  
1673/06/04 Present at Second Battle of Schooneveld, Fireship (Expended)  
1673/08/10 Present at the Battle of Texel, Fireship (Expended)  
1678 In the Channel then to Newfoundland B164
1681 In the Mediterranean B164
1686 To Barbadoes B164
1691/07/12 Captured by the French in the Atlantic B068

Fleets
Fleet Title Commander Date From Date To Source
British Baltic Fleet 1659 Lord Edward Montagu 1659/00/00 1659/00/00

Actions & Battles
Date Source
1657/04/18 Battle of Santa Cruz
1665/06/13 Battle of Lowestoft
1666/06/11 Four Days Battle
1666/07/25 St James Day Battle
1672/05/28 Battle of Solebay
1673/05/28 First Battle of Schooneveld
1673/06/04 Second Battle of Schooneveld
1673/08/10 Battle of Texel

Notes on Ship
No Notes Entered

Sources
Id Link or Description Author
B028 Ships of the Royal Navy - Volume I J. J. Colledge
B065 The Ship of the Line Vol I Brian Lavery
B022 The 50-Gun Ship Rif Winfield
B164 British Warships in the Age of Sail 1603 - 1714 Rif Winfield
B051 Biographia Navalis - Volume I John Charnock
B068 Warships of the Great lakes Robert Malcomson

Last Updated :2009/05/17 at 11:44:24 by Cy

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